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. >>> one of the fbi's missions is to combat terrorism, but a controversial new book claims the fbi's method actually creates terrorists. we'll talk with the author and see what former fbi insider john miller has to say about >>> lawyers in oregon began choosing a jury yesterday over mohammed osman mow hamhamed. it's criticized in a new book. it's called "the terror factory." arthur trevor aaronson is here also with us senior correspondent john miller former fbi assistant director. >> thank you. >> you say you have captured few terrorists since 9/11 and manufactured many more. what does it mean to say we've manufactured terrorists or the fbi manufactures terrorists? >> many of the men that are being prosecuted for committing an act of terrorism or conspiracy to commit an act of terrorism are like mohamed mow ha mud. on their own they never had the ability to commit it. it was the fbi informant or agent who provided the bomb and all of the logistical means they needed to commit their crime. >> john, you were in the fbi. do you know many of the techniques there and especially with anti-terrori
firearms because the police can't and won't protect them. the answer is -- i have fbi crime statistics that come out of a year late, 2011, 20-plus percent crime drop in the last nine years. real violent crime because more guns means less crime. britain took the guns 15, 16 years ago. tripling of your overall crime. true we have a higher gun violence level, but overall, those men raped that woman to india to death with an iron rod 15 feet long. you can't ban the iron rods. they didn't do it, the tyrants did it. hitler took the guns, stalin took the guns, chavez took the guns, and i'm here to tell you, 1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms. it doesn't matter how many lemmings you get on the street begging to have the guns taken. we will not relinquish them. do you understand? that why you're going to fail and the establishment knows no matter how much propaganda, they will rise again when you try to take our gun. my family was at the core on both sides because santa ana came to take the guns at gonzalez, texas. piers, don't try what your ancestors did before. come to a
to a wide variety of government agencies and passing that onto the fbi for inclusion in its database about who can and can not buy guns. things that would indicate mental health problems, what have you. i think there are also potentially looking at recess appointing the head of the atf, the alcohol, tobacco and firearms bureau, which hasn't had a head since 2006. those are a couple of things that the white house might be looking at doing sort of on its own. bill: we're about to dive back into the debt fight and the spending issues in washington. mitch mcconnell says that will take up the next few months of time. >> yeah. bill: so you start now to see the strategy as to why the white house would pursue executive action if they follow what the president said after newtown, that he is not going to delay on this. >> right. it's been interesting. we've seen the white house of course do this. for a white house that came in, a president that came in having railed in the 2008 campaign against sort of the overreach of executive power, he has shown very little restraint in using executive power hims
james holmes. they may call their own witnesses after that. the fbi agents describe the deadly trap he left for fbi agents. he had bullets that would burn so hot even water couldn't cool them. he set his computer up to play loud music hoping someone would call police and lure them into the apartment. >> it is upsetting. it is sick. you are prepared to take people's lives. how can you be okay with that? you are doing this for months? they also describe how he spent months buying guns ammo and body armor for the attack. >> it is the latest example of the war on coal. georgia power says tough new federal regulations are for it to close. it cut nearly 480 jobs. the company says it had no choice because upgrading the plant to meet the new clean air standards would be just too costly. environmental groups are praising the outcome. but georgia power says customer's bills might go up because the plant shut down costs. >>> another day and another nightmare for boeing dream liern. for the second day in a row one of the planes suffered a serious malfunction at boston logan airport. this time a je
released pictures of a former fbi agent who went missing in iran many years ago but in this photo he wear as jumpsuit like the detainees at guantanamo bay. the latest on the investigation and the iranian connection. a so-called tornado of fire engulfed this family's home. the only way out through the water. even though some of those grandchildren didn't even know how to swim. it's a fox report survival story. and it's next. push-ups or sprints? what's wrong with fetch? or chase? let's do this larry! ooh, i got it, i got it! (narrator) the calorie-smart nutrition in beneful healthy weight... incles grains and real chicken, because a healthy dog is a playful dog. beneful healthy weight. find us on facebook to help put more play in your day. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. >> the afghan president harmid karzai is here in the united states tonight for tal
? caller: i would recommend that, but in a targeted way. as you probably know, the fbi has a national fingerprinting database that could exist for people with mental illnesses. the real issue is the accountability for those the purchase weapons. not only the accountability of the owner, but those who may steal them. bob host: this commentary comes from examiner -- steal them. host: this commentary comes from examiner.com. host: so, we are getting your thoughts this morning. what are the other articles this morning in the arts section of "the new york times"? this is the front page. the picture next to this show of the golden globe winners from last night. the issue of extreme violence on screens has become a thicket that programmers cannot avoid. "i do not think that there is anyone on this planet whose life has not been changed or affected by the recent course of events. nothing that is on the air is inappropriate. the network justifies the level of carnage by making sure the bad guys are brought to justice. there's a shot -- "criminal lines" is an adult show -- criminal minds" is an
status and resettled in the united states were arrested and accused by the fbi of plotting to send weapons and money to al-qaeda in iraq. one of the men arrested had openly discussed his prior experience as an insurgent in iraq and the ied attacks he participated in against u.s. troops. the fingerprints of the other iraqi refugee who was charged were traced by the fbi to a component of an unexploded ied that was recovered by u.s. forces in northern iraq. in the wake of these arrests, dhs secretary janet napolitano and others have publicly acknowledged security screenings have been expanded to more than 58,000 iraqi refugees who have already been settled in the united states. and according to press reports this february, intelligence indicates that the threat posed by refugees with ties to al-qaeda is much broader than previously believed. fbi director robert mueller stated last year during congressional testimony before the house intelligence committee that he continues to be concerned with, quote, individuals who have been resettled here in the united states that have some associa
and ben gelis are calling on the fbi to find a missing man. perry is offering a $1,000 reward for the men who disappeared. >>> in indianapolis, a rooster hanging out downtown gave animal control officers quite a headache. ♪ the elusive fowl was eventually captured. no word on who it belongs to. >>> in sports we start with a big upset in college basketball. number four arizona was surprised by unranked oregon who led most of the way. arizona surged in the fourth quarter but oregon held on for a 70-56 upset. >>> and human growth hormones and other performance enhancing drugs back in the spotlight. there's official confirmation that junior seau had cte, a degenerative brain disease, he joins pittsburgh's mike webster and david duerson of the bears and others. >>> tim tebow will not be playing for the jacksonville jaguars next season. the team you a new general manager said he can't imagine a scenario in which tebow will be a jacksonville jaguar even if he is released by the new york jets. >>> the nfl playoffs start on say day. baltimore plays in denver and green bay will be at san francisc
f.b.i. agent levinson who disappeared there in 2007. the "associated press" report the high quality of the images sent anonymously to his family two years ago led to the conclusion. iran denied any involvement. the administration begins a new gun control effort. we will talk about it with the fox all-stars when we come back. living with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis means living with pain. it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop joi damage. so you can treat more than just the pain. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worseng heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain f
at banning people to his will. c-span: here's the tape your bobby kennedy is on the tape. >> can we have fbi people they are and keep eyes and ears open and proceed to him and follow him? >> it's difficult for the preceding and following. i suppose we can. i have no dealings with the fbi anymore, but i think -- >> did he teach you to report the other day? >> i understand he cental reports to you about me and about the department of justice. >> not any that i've seen. what are you talking about? >> the planning and plotting things. >> no, no, he hasn't sent me a report that i remember. i just told him the other day at the have the full report can be sure to send me a copy of it. then i called them back later and said send an extra copy for me here and he said yes. that's the only conversation we had. but he hasn't sent me the report on you or the department anytime. and i get a letter every three or four days that summarized the recent order taken on yugoslavia in routine things people are talking. as far as i know they haven't involved here. >> well, i had understood that he had a report abo
if something like what the fbi did and had a director position that was appointed for fixed 10 year terms would be above the political fray. also critically important for jurisdictions to have access to crime gun information. you want to publish as they did before national crime gun tracing report with city level analyses of crime. it was very important have academic involvement in those, the production of those reports, some of the special analyses. and i can't say that enough. the magic between having actual investigators with detailed knowledge about criminal enterprises operate collaborating with academics, but the ability to bring an outside eye, analytic tools, and an unbiased perspective of what's going on, the knowledge that is greater. so clearly we establishing that and also some of the reforms, tiahrt amendment, allowing cdc and in that age to fund a gun research and maybe expanding funding for research would be important as well. so if we're able to, some of these, it would be great to do all these policy recommendations, i think a lot of the obstacles necessary for effective invest
of retired fbi agent robert levinson who vanished in iran almost six years ago released videos of him holding him hostage. >> i believe the iranian government is holding my husband. >> a ferry accident in new york a ferry ran into a dock. >>> first there was a fire on one plane, now a fuel leak on another. >>> more than 100 wildfires are raging australia's wales. >>> quarterback robert griffin iii will go under reconstructive surgery this morning on his knee. >>> i'm a former stripper. >> all thieves witnesses were scared. >> what could lance armstrong do to them? >> insin rate them. >> on "cbs morning news." >> you wear the rings, what do you do? >> put them on the coffee table for the recruits to look at. notre dame defeated rish people haven't been this depressed since all the time. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." nearly a month after the newtown massacre, the white house is putting new pressure on congress to consider tougher gun laws. >> gun control supporters are also pushing harder while the country's leading gun lobbies prepare to
in staples. th was easy. >> the fbi renewing the search for the victims two men known as the speed freak killer. they got that name after an ladies and gentlemened methamphetamine killing spree back in the 90s. forensic experts will spend the next few weeks digging up a well where they found possible remains. the iranian christian pastor reraised on christmas after serving 3 years in prison is now free once again. he faced a possible death sentence for refusing to renounce his christian faith. >> what would you do if the escalator you were on suddenly switched directions. look at this right here. >> they are trying to go up and this thing starts going down. that's what happened to these commuters. the up escalator suddenly reversed really fast. we are live in jersey sty with more on this bizarre story. we were so interested we had to go to you live. >> nothing like getting monday morning off on the right foot. riders are hoping today's commute a little less eventful than yesterday. we are going to show you the video again. it is amazing the things caught on tape. take a look at this. a m
is the only suspect is facing attempted murder charges including arson. >> the fbi is set to offer an update on its plans to ask of a well site in central california linked to to serial killers known as the speed freak killers. >> wesley shermantine and loren herzog were dubbed speed freak killers after a party say they went on a mess induced killing rampage in the '80s and '90s. >> both were convicted of norris' killings. >> occurs all clear commit suicide. >> they're of a well locations where he moraihuman remains were said to be able to be found. >> the san walking county sheriff's officers were criticized after last year's surge. they said the heavy machinery may have mixed a child to make of that two other victims. >> when he bought that bic crane out there i did not pay that much attention. experts in that field say you cannot do it with a black holcack, that would not w. you would have to almost as a debate with a kitchen spoon. >> that was j.r. stone reporting. >> the fbi is expected to discuss the latest in the search and release details on a bone fragment that was filed to a missin
of an american hostage just released by his family. he's a former fbi agent who vanished over five years ago, believed to be in iran. abc's brian ross is here this morning. brian, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. the family received these two photos and decided to make them public now because they feel that people in washington and tehran have not made his freedom a priority. even know, the photos of the father of seven, in a prison jumpsuit, with the wild beard and long, gray hair, are distressing to his children and his wife, christine. >> they're very difficult to look at. some of our daughters were crying to me over the phone about how upset they were to see them again. >> reporter: there's five different photos. each day with a disturbing message by his captors. the pictures, are designed to suggest he is being held by al qaeda. although u.s. officials are certain he is in iran. >> he looks miserable. looks like life has been tough right now. so, it's very depressing to see him that way. >> reporter: it has been almost six years since levinson, a veteran, former fbi agent,
report found the u.s. spent more money on immigration enforcement than the fbi, drug enforcement administration, secret service, u.s. marshal service and the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms combined. the migration policy institute says close to $18 billion was spent on immigration last year compared to $14.4 billion for all other principal law enforcement agencies. >>> a mexican restaurant in columbia, south carolina is in hot water over a t-shirt it's selling that says look at this, how to catch an illegal immigrant. and it shows a taco being used as bait. critics say the message behind the shirt that employees wear and sell is racist. >>> the list goes on and on and on. another lashing earning seven nominations and tyler perry is being honored for his work in three films. they're handed out on february 23rd the night before the oscars. >>> take your ipad with you into the pool. can you believe that? that and other cool innovations from the electronics consumer show. >> plus we're already calling this the shot of the year. the story behind that you been believable shot.
declared incompetent that shouldn't be shared with the fbi runs the background checks. >> bill: get him into trouble if he then says you can't have this particular gun or you can't have more than a clip with more than 10 bullets then is he going to get into trouble. if he just keeps it in the general sense, there will be a its little bit of outcry. on the fiscal business you know it's a horse trading proposition that the republican party wants smaller government and cut back spending isn't going to give you the authority to raise the debt ceiling unless you give us something back which means you cut entitlements a little bit or you do this, that, and the other thing. what do you think is likely to happen there? >> well, that is really an unprecedented situation. you know, we have had the debt ceiling raised over 70 times in the last 50 years. congress has always dutifully done its job and raised the debt ceiling under divided congresses and divide government. democrats and congress raised the debt ceiling 12 times for president reagan upon his request. what's unprecedentside that we hav
the police can't and won't protect them. the answer is -- and i have fbi crime statistics that come out a year late, 2011, 20-plus percent crime crime, real violent crime because more guns means less crime. britain took the guns, true we have a higher gun violence left, about overall muggings, stabbings death, those women raped that women to debt with an iron rod four feet long. the tie rants did it. hitler took the guns, stalin took the guns, mao tonight the guns, hugo chavez took the guns and i'm here to tell you 1776 will commence again if you try to take you're firearms. we will not relinquish them. do you understand? that's why you're going to fail and the establishment knows no st. no matter home propaganda, the public will rise against. my family and the texas revolution against santa ana, my family was at the core of both sides starting that, because santa ana came to take the guns at gonzalez, texas, piers, why don't you come to america, i'll take you out shooting, you can become an american and join the republic. >>> a very long answer to question question, which is why do you
hearing for the accused dark knight hearing james holmes. yesterday f.b.i. agents described the deadly holmes left for police in his apartment. he set his computer to blast music hoping the police would be lured into his apartment. >> it's upsetting. it's sick. how can you be okay with that? you had months. >>brian: the f.b.i. revealing holmes spent months buying bullets and body armor. >>gretchen: deputies looking more like matadors now. [inaudible] >>gretchen: a bunch of bulls crashed in florida. three got loose. one was especially aggressive. the deputy managed to dodge that attack. minutes later a bull charged another deputy and hit him head on. he's okay. >>steve: remember this guy? a guy so drunk he had to be duct taped to his plane seat? now a video emerged of him. you can see flight attendants ripping off the tape and placing it over the man's mouth. that's not smart if he's drunk. the 46-year-old got a little too rowdy during the flight after throwing back bottles of whiskey and schnapps. he was on his way to visit his phian say. she -- to visit his fiancee. she must be very p
. he was the only prisoner. the fbi, i'm told, passed questions to his questioners or interrogators, the locals, but never had direct access to him, and he was released supposedly from lack of hard evidence. does this mean we have no leads on what happened in benghazi, and when will the committee hear from hillary clinton? will it be after the inauguration? >> i had some very good conversation with her chief of staff, and certainly senator menendez, the chairman of the committee. my sense is, andrea, that her hearing probably will take place the morning of the 22nd. i think they feel she's going to be healthy enough to come in that day. if that were to occur, and, again, this is senator menendez's decision, we could move very quickly, maybe even that afternoon to senator kerry's hearings and have those right after. my sense is the process that most of us would like to see could well take place, and i actually sense especially in talking to her chief just in the last few days that she's anxious to want to come up and testify on benghazi, and i think that hes an important thing for he
resistance he agreed to an fbi interrogation. no comment from the fbi on the substance of that. his lawyers say he was in libya at the time but he was on a construction job. sources say while he is freed he has to remain in the tunisian capital, tunis, he is still charged with suspected involvement after terror organization, joon. jon: he is the only suspect arrested where does that leave the u.s. in this >> reporter: the fbi confirmed to me they have an ongoing investigation and they have agents on the ground in lib a they can't say much more than that. by all accounts this probe is not much more advanced since we were in benghazi in october. one report says it is totally stalled. another says no one has been charged and that all suspects remain on the loose. the problem it appears very little cooperation on the ground in libya. we saw it in benghazi. security remains a big issue. militias are still strong. they are doing attacking of people that should be doing the investigating. so you see the problems. one suspect was questioned in december in cairo with possible links, both to the atta
fbi deputy director who guess what, has worked with the real ncis. john miller. this is what i got -- two bad [ bleep ] sitting at the table. that's what i think is so much fun about your show. she is a bad [ bleep ] but also manages to show vulnerability and emotion from time to time. >> yes. she does. >> good. >> i think the writers and the people like to see that. and i've always said that i -- i never thought vulnerability is a bad thing. i think vulnerability is a strength. >> uh-huh. >> i think if people were able to be more comfortable with their vulnerability, i think we'd be a more honest people. >> you have leon carroll there, a retired ncis agent, on set looking at the scripts. but when you have a question of what would an agent do here how would you take this or clear this room, is that useful? >> of course. you know we are actors. and as actors we are very curious people by nature. and we may have an idea of how to do things but the reality is that we are not trained, you know we have to ask, and we rely on hurt cure-- rely on our curiosity to do thin
counterterrorism director, jeff porter, he has briefed the fbi on the situation, and chris lawrence. our pentagon correspondent. chris, let me start with you. the state department says we have to do the job right. the defense department says the united states will be involved in mali. what are you hearing tonight as far as u.s. intervention? >> they're narrowing down the option. piloted planes to gather some intelligence is one option. drones, although one official told me those are in very high demand with things going on in yemen and afghanistan, libya and other areas around the world. he said look for possibly some air lift capacity. in other words, big cargo planes that would allow the french to get more equipment to where it's needed in mali, and refueling capability. in other words, the french jets doing some of the bombing, these american refueling tankers could pull up alongside them, and the french jets could refuel in air so they could go longer and further without having to come back to a base. >> interesting options. they're so eager to say there won't be mass combat troops on the gro
have to do things to make sure the database of the fbi has all the information. so people can't buy guns that shouldn't have guns. >> the vice president laid out some of the ideas emerging from his task force thursday, but he did not mention a new assault weapons ban. sterling's speculation the white house is dropping the proposal. but the white house says that's not so. an administration spokesman told cnn, avoiding this issue just because it's been politically difficult in the past is not an option. that's despite what will be fierce opposition from the nation's top gun lobby, the national rifle association. >> i do not think that there's going to be a ban on so-called assault weapons passed by the congress. >> reporter: the nra can simply point to what happened in 1994 when president bill clinton signed the last assault weapons ban into law. democrats lost control of both houses of congress to republicans. >> he's become the only republican candidate in indiana with an f-rating from the nra. >> reporter: last year, the nra proved it was willing to go after the gop, as well, runni
a listen. >> i have fbi crime statistics that come out a year late, 2011, 20 plus percent crime drop in the last nine years, real violent crime because more guns means less crime. britain took the guns 15, 16 years ago, tripling of your overall violent crime. true we have a higher gun violence level, but overall muggings, stabbings, deaths, those men raped that woman in india to death with an iron rod four feet long. you can't ban the iron rods. the guns, the iron rods, piers, didn't do it. the tyrants did it. hitler took the guns. stalin took the guns. mao took the guns. fidel castro took the guns. i'm here to tell you, 1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms! doesn't matter how many lemmings you get out there on the street, begging for them to have their guns taken. we will not relinquish them. do you understand? that's why you're going to fail and the establishment knows no matter how much propaganda the republican rhee public will rise again when you attempt to take our guns. my family and the texas revolution against santa ana, my family was at the core on both
to do things to make sure the database of the fbi has all of the information so people can't buy guns that shouldn't have guns. >> the vice president laid out some of the ideas emerging from his task force on thursday but did not mention a new assault weapons ban stirring speculation that the white house is dropping the proposal but the white house says that's not so. an administration spokesman told cnn avoiding this issue because it's been politically difficult in the past is not an option. that's despite what will be fierce opposition from the nation's top gun lobby, the national rifle association. >> i do not think there's going to be a ban on assault weapons passed by the congress. >> the nra plans an aggressive campaign and can point to what happened in 1994 when president bill clinton signed the last assault weapons ban into law. democrats lost both houses of congress to republicans. >> these become the only republican candidate in indiana with an f rating from the nra. >> last year the nra proved it was willing to go after the gop as well, running this ad against dick lugar. t
harzi, again had been arrested and held for several months. the fbi actually interrogated him back in late december. but as a witness to the attack on benghazi, not necessarily a prime suspect. when caveat to his release is he does have to remain near the capital of tunisia in case the court needs to get healed of 4i78. some of the cameras at the consulate did capture of the faces of some people, but very few have you questioned as suspects, primarily because the libyan government is to weak and some of the militia groups that may have been involved are very, very strong in that country. there's been a lot of criticism, you know, that president obama promised during the campaign to bring the killers of ambassador chris stevens to justice. obviously that hasn't happened yet. even though these are very different attacks, when you look back historically, the attack on the "uss cole" took about two years to get an arrest in that case. khalid sheikh mohammed was arrested about a year after the attacks on september 11th. so sometimes those arrests and investigations do take time, but one
. she vanished from outside a grocery store in november of 1998. the f.b.i. is holding a news conference at 10:00 to provide an update regarding future excavation of a well site. her mother has been waiting for d.n.a. test on a bone fragment where searry am killers buried victims around the time she vanished. >> big problems with the trains. what is happening? >> we have a capital corridor delay, when a pedestrian was hit by a train at fremont, train 523. we have a lasting -- lot of fogn the san mateo bridge and expect delays. >> thank you. the dense fog will be >> and check where the fog is thickested less than a quarter mile visibility in livermore and san mateo. above freezing with a lot of 30's and mid-40's and on the way to mid-to-upper 50's. tonight is in the 40's. a few 30's inland but no freezing fog. we have [ cheers and applause ] >>> look at the models in our runway right here on times square this morning. a whole lot of excitement. we're covering every hot spot in america this morning. we have josh down in miami for tonight's big game. big college football championship. there
into the mental health system? host: it targeted way. but the irs national -- the fbi has national bank of printing database. the real issue is accountability. holding those the purchase a weapon and uncountable, not only for their own use, but by those that may steal them. this is a commentary this weekend. host: so, we are getting your thoughts this morning. what are the other articles this morning in the arts section of "the new york times"? this is the front page. the picture next to this show of the golden globe winners from last night. the issue of extreme violence on screens has become a thicket that programmers cannot avoid. "i do not think that there is anyone on this planet whose life has not been changed or affected by the recent course of events. nothing that is on the air is inappropriate. the network justifies the level of carnage by making sure the bad guys are brought to justice. there's a shot -- "criminal lines" is an adult show -- criminal minds" is an adult show. steve, good morning. caller: in my judgment, the issue of violence and cause and effect relative to child
-- we don't track gun sales in america. we just track the fbi background checks, kind of a proxy for what sales are. walmart also wanting it to be known that after they decided to meet with the vice president's task force, they didn't meet with the vice president. instead, eric holder, who you see on the screen there, and after their change of calendar to meet with the vice president, the vice president didn't actually meet with them. it was eric holder, and walmart wanting to get on the record that they were not pleased about that change. we gave them such a kind of hard time. >> hard time? >> about not coming to the meetings and they met with the attorney general. seventh in line, and the vice president first in line. i guess it's a pecking order. >> it's not like he's an intern. >> quite frankly, some say the reason the retailers were working with the attorney general, legal issues, background checks, restrictions on ammo, waiting periods, the like. that drama continues. a gun violence group planning next week a big protest at a walmart in connecticut. they would like walmart
, that is from the f.b.i. the first numbers are from the f.b.i. that show that violent crime rate is down 49%. murder rate -- so it takes into account the population growth. the second one is from the department of justice that shows the number of firearms held by american citizens has gone up almost 100%. as more guns are entering our society, the violent crime rates are going down. if you want a pro- advocate full screen, keep playing that one. >>steve: because there are so many people worried that the government is coming after their guns, the n.r.a. announced yesterday their paid membership has gone up 100,000 in the last 18 days. >>alisyn: we'll have more in the rest of the show. we want to get to the other top story. the flu. the c.d.c. will be releasing new numbers on the flu outbreak. 48 states are reporting a wide number of outbreaks. this comes with new concerns about vaccine shortages. >> people are scrambling all across the country, including here in d.c., to find the flu vaccine, like much of the country, the level of flu cases are unusually high. some doctors and pharmacies tel
in iran in 2007 during a business trip. the photos were sent to the former fbi agent's family back in 2011. they released them on tuesday. in them, he is dressed like a prisoner at guantanamo bay. iranian officials have denied knowing anything about levinson's disappearance, a claim that u.s. officials doubt. >>> a nightmare for boeing amid safety woes for the company's much anticipated dreamliner. nbc's ron mott has more from logan international airport in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. double trouble for japan airlines and boeing over the past 48 hours here at logan as both companies investigate exactly what went wrong. two days in a row at boston's logan airport, a japan airline's jet has landed in the news. on tuesday, a new 787 full of passengers and already headed toward the runway had to turn back to the gate after pilots learned jet fuel, about 40 gallons, was spilling from the left tank on to the tarmac. monday, a different 787 parked at the gate following a flight emptied of passengers and crew began smoking. a fire down below that ntsb and boeing investi
and the wiretapping and everything that the cia and the fbi has been doing. so the legacy that president obama is leaving is very complex and no conservative will be happy with it and a lot of liberals aren't going to be happy with it either. the obama doctrine is apparently don't make anybody happy. >> morris, let's move on to the next top wick all of the president's men, appointing a lot of white men to fill cabinet positions? >> i think the majority is still out on this. he's only announced a few. kerry, so i don't think there's a lot of people and a lot of spots to fill. we've still got to sort of shake things out. i think he's trying to appoint people that are number one, close to him and understand what he wants to get done in the next four years and he needs to bring diversity and we'd hoped to get that from susan rice and i think the jury is still out and we'll see ultimately what happens. >> anything hypocritical here, to defend the president. they went after mitt romney, for, you know. >> they would have gone after any president and any republican president with this record. i mean,
be great if we have fbi agents in santa clara breaking down the doors of pot smokers. i will. i will tell people more but the federal government than 50 papers from the cato institute. [laughter] >> one minus point and then i will end. this is a force of the anti-commandeering rule mentioned that the a button that is the affordable care act. it seems far removed, but it really isn't. if you look at the affordable care act, the preoccupation of months conservatives and was how far does tax power co., commerce pirate though. but the mandate that was issued in that case is not the engine that drives the affordable care act. it is the state exchanges, but will be i hope the way it works, initially the administration and congress wanted to commandeer states to establish exchanges. then i realized that, we can't do that because there's the anti-commandeering will and will be unconstitutional. instead what it contains is the preemption were shamed, which says the states have a choice. either establish an exchange under our order and in accordance with desires, or a pseudo-stroll into your state
of auditors and criminal investigators. more than the fbi. it's not just our size, mandate, or unique authority that is important. it is how we and how i view our mission and how our agency sees that mission. when i joined sigar, i made it clear on the first day that you should view this as a mission and not as a job. if you see this as a job, as a place to retire in place, you should leave, because i only wanted people with fire in the belly, because we have a limited amount of time to do good in the construction in afghanistan. i have used that fire in the belly speech so much that my chief of staff has coined a new term called "fitb." it has worked. i am proud of my 200 agents, auditors, and investigators, because they all have that fire in the belly. bacon work elsewhere. some of them are working in the worst conditions. they're working in conditions as bad as our military is in gh
the fiscal and political price. so i think in a weird way it would actually be great if we had fbi agents in santa clara breaking down the doors of gravely-ill pot smokers. that'll tell people more about the federal government than 15 papers from the cato institute. [laughter] one last point about this and then i'll end. you see the force of the anti-commandeering rule in something that jonathan mentioned at the outset, and that is the affordable care act. this seems far removed, but it really isn't. if you look at the affordable care act, there's, by the way, same preoccupation among conservatives and libertarians with thebredth of the federal government's power. how far does the commerce power go. but the man tate that was at issue -- mandate that was at issue in that case, in the nfib case, that's not the engine that drives the affordable care act. the engine that drives that act is the exchanges, the state exchanges, which weren't even at issue in that case but will be, i i hope. here's the way this works. initially, the administration and congress wanted to congressman dealer states
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